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Cleanup Progress to be Reviewed for Midnite Mine, Wellpinit, WA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will be reviewing the status of ongoing environmental cleanup activities at the Midnite Mine Superfund Site on the Spokane Indian Reservation near Wellpinit, Washington. The EPA is required to review Superfund sites every five years when contaminants remain on site or when cleanup activities are underway. The purpose of this review is to ensure that cleanup actions are progressing as planned to achieve the requirement to protect human health and the environment.

We Want to Hear from You

As part of the site review, EPA’s site team will be visiting the Midnite Mine on September 11, 2018. We like to keep the community informed about site activities. We also like to hear from you if you have any information or observations about the site that can help our review team. As part of its five-year review process, EPA will be interviewing stakeholders and community members who have concerns, questions, or information about the site. If you would like to participate in an interview, or have any questions, contact Joe Wallace, EPA Project Manager, or Randy Connolly, Superfund Coordinator to the Spokane Tribe, before September 11, 2018.

Request a Community Meeting

Interested in the progress of the cleanup? Want to know more about the Midnite Mine? Ask for a meeting. If there is interest from the community, EPA will hold an open house and community meeting about the Midnite Mine cleanup. To be scheduled for a date and time after September 2018.


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